The National Parks are in partial shutdown. But America’s wilderness shines in a show at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston that reveals how human intervention has changed purple mountains’ majesty.
The authority is less authoritative than you might think.
Walking on the wild side in California, Anne Brigman became one with nature through her body and spunk. A century later, she is being recognized.
Paramount Ranch, which served as a set for numerous Hollywood television shows and films over almost a century, was destroyed.
For more than four decades, Robert Adams’s landscape photographs have reminded us of what has been lost in America, and what endures.
Hollywood luminaries once cavorted in this pool designed for a media tycoon, and regular people recently got a chance to dive in, too, for a price.
He was a New Jersey native enthralled by California. “The light had such physical presence; it looked as though you could lean against it,” he said.
Miriam Pawel’s “The Browns of California” describes a political dynasty that has dominated the state across 60 years.
A California law, the only of its kind in the country, entitled visual artists to resale royalties. A court found it conflicted with U.S. copyright law.